Assistant Professor - Aerospace/Aviation

Grand Forks, ND
Apr 01, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information: Description

The Department of Aviation at the University of North Dakota is seeking qualified applicants for three 9-month, non-tenure track, faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Anticipated start date for these positions is August 1, 2021. 

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    Teaching various aviation courses (4/4 course load) at both the undergraduate and graduate (doctoral degree required) levels.Teaching various air traffic, safety, management and flight related courses (if qualified).Advising students on academic and career aspirations.Serving on departmental, college and university committees, as assigned.Supervising students conducting scholarly activities.
All applications will be screened on the basis of qualifications and compatibility with the department’s needs and personnel standards. Opportunities to additionally teach in the Summer may be available.

Required Competencies

    Ability to teach and develop a broad array of aviation courses at the undergraduate and graduate (if qualified) level.
Minimum Requirements

    Master’s Degree in Aviation or Related field.1 year of professional experience in Aviation Management, Operations, Corporate/General Aviation or Airport Operations, Unmanned Aircraft Systems or Safety Management Systems.Successful completion of a Criminal History Background Check.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

    Ph.D., Ed.D. or J.D. degree.Evidence of established record of successful, collegiate-level classroom teaching in aviation.

Minimum Hiring Salary


Work Schedule/Start Date

9-month academic year contract, starting 8/01/2021

To Apply

For full consideration applications must be received by May 15, 2021, and must include the following materials:

    Curriculum vitae.Statement of professional goals.Names and addresses of at least three professional references.
Positions are open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.


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